Criminal Trial Attorney and Complex-Civil Litigation
“Whatever I have been able to accomplish in the courtroom, is the result of working with attorneys and staff who share my passion for justice and being well-prepared to fight the good fight.”
Our practice focuses on high-stakes criminal and complex-civil litigation. Partners Robert C. Gottlieb and Derrelle M. Janey combine decades of experience, nationally and internationally, to produce unprecedented outcomes.
Founding and managing Partner Robert C. Gottlieb is a highly sought-after criminal trial attorney renowned for his thorough preparation, attention to detail and effective cross examination of witnesses. He has represented clients in some of the highest profile criminal cases in both federal and state courts throughout the country over his more than four decades of practice. His clients have been charged with the most serious crimes - murder, terrorism, rape, financial, fraud and cybercrimes, as well as political corruption. He was recently retained to represent a the CEO of a licensed wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical opioids charged with distribution of Narcotics. What characterizes every case in which Mr. Gottlieb becomes involved is his tireless, unwavering, zealous advocacy on behalf of his clients.
Recognized by the New York Law Journal as among 22 “Distinguished Leaders” in the New York legal industry, Partner Derrelle M. Janey launched the firm’s complex civil practice in 2014 and, now, that practice involves representing individuals and companies across industries, including drug distribution, financial services, and medical devices, in state and federal court rooms across the country. Mr. Janey has appeared in matters in federal court across the state of Florida; the Deep South (e.g., Alabama and Mississippi); New Jersey; Massachusetts; as well as New York. A common theme across these matters is defending against serious civil claims, such as fraud, civil RICO and civil conspiracy. Mr. Janey has also spent years, alongside his partner, representing individuals and companies in high-profi le, high stakes white collar criminal matters, including defending against allegations of Ponzi schemes, securities fraud, conspiracy and wire fraud, many of which have been parallel prosecutions brought by both the DOJ and the SEC. Across both the complex civil and white collar dimensions, Mr. Janey has won numerous victories, including defeating RICO claims brought by a large pharma manufacturer; obtaining dismissal of SEC charges against a person charged with insider trading; and obtaining dismissal of individuals from a case commenced by a global drug manufacturer.
Gottlieb & Janey LLP
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